November 9: In a meeting involving senior Civil, Police, Central Armed Police, Army, and State and Central Intelligence Agencies Governor Satya Pal Malik undertook a detailed review of security management related issues at the Raj Bhavan.
The meeting was attended by Sh. Vijay Kumar, Advisor to Governor; Lt. Gen. Ranbir Singh, Northern Army Commander; Sh. B.V.R. Subrahmanyam, Chief Secretary; Sh. Dilbagh Singh, Director General of Police; Lt. Gen. Paramjit Singh GOC 16 Corps; Lt. Gen. YVK Mohan, GoC 9 Corps; Sh. Umang Narula, Principal Secretary to Governor; Sh. VSK Kaumudi, Spl DG CRPF; Sh. B Srinivas ADGP CID; Sh. Muneer Khan, ADGP, Security and Law and Order; Sh. Kamal N. Choudhary, ADG CRPF; Sh. Sh. Ram Avtar, IG BSF; Sh. Rajiv Nanda, Maj. Gen. Delta Force; Sh. Sanjeev Verma, Div. Commissioner Jammu, Sh. S.D.S Jamwal, IGP, Jammu and officers of State and Central Intelligence Agencies.
Governor obtained the sector- wise assessments of the prevailing security situation and arising challenges. He emphasized the crucial importance of maintaining a sustained close watch on the ground situation, and appreciated the sustained real time coordination and synergy between the Security Forces and the Civil Administration.
Governor reviewed law and order situation throughout the State and stressed the need of a heightened vigil and ensuring the safety of protected persons and the security of all important establishments and installations. He appreciated the manner in which the security forces and the civil administration of Kishtwar district handled law and order situation in the region in the aftermath of killing of two political leaders.
The meeting discussed security arrangements made for the smooth conduct of the forthcoming elections to the Panchayats and the need of a safe environment for the elections. Governor lauded the role of civil administration and the security forces in the incident free conduct of polls to the Urban Local Bodies.
The Kashmir Newscast/The Kashmir News Agency